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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Researchers with a fixed-term contract | Design practices, criticism and research

Gianluca Camillini

+39 0471 015249

Faculty of Design and Art
Universitätsplatz 1 - piazza Università, 1

Short bio

Gianluca Camillini is an Italian designer, editor, educator and scholar in the field of visual communication. 
After his MA and BA degree at ISIA Urbino (grade cum laude), he worked several years for international agencies and clients (e.g. Armando Testa, Heads, La Biennale, FCA). Since 2013 he works as researcher/adjunct professor in graphic design at the design faculty – unibz. Concurrently, he obtained a PhD in typography and design at the University of Reading in the UK.
From 2018 to 2023 he was the co-editor of Progetto grafico, international graphic design journal. 
He holds the National Scientific qualification as associate professor in Design within the Italian higher education system.
Camillini combines teaching with practice, encompassing both cultural criticism and design research. 


Graphic Design

97161B · ICAR/17 · L-4 Design and Art - Design · EN

Graphic Design

97162B · ICAR/17 · L-4 Design and Art - Design · EN

Project Visual Communication 1.b

97161 · L-4 Design and Art - Design · EN

Project Visual Communication 1.c

97162 · L-4 Design and Art - Design · EN

Theory: Design for children

95913L · ICAR/13 · Master 1. level Design for children · IT

Main Research Areas

Design history, design research, design methodology, trans-media design, trans-media practices for communicating the territory and its cultural heritage, typography, graphic design and storytelling, branding, editorial and book design, typographical experimentations and editorial practices from artistic avant-garde movements to the contemporary ages. 


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